|Place of birth||Tumut, New South Wales|
|School||Wellington Public School, New South Wales|
|Other training||District School, Yass, New South Wales|
|Address||Gilmour via Tumut, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||26.2|
|Next of kin||Father, William James Beattie, Gilmore via Tumut, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected on account of eyesight)|
|Place of enlistment||Dubbo, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/37/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||20th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Bapaume, Somme Sector, France|
|Age at death||30|
|Place of burial||Canadian Cemetery No 2 (Plot 12, Row B, Grave No 8), Neuville-St Vaast, Pas de Calais, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
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|Son of William BEATTIE, Gilmore, Tumut, New South Wales|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 22 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 13 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 6 December 1916; joined 20th Bn, in the field, 26 December 1916.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 11 January 1917 (scabies), and transferred to Anzac Corps Rest Station; rejoined Bn, in the field, 17 January 1917.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 18 February 1917 (diarrhoea); discharged to duty, 9 March 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 11 March 1917.
Reported missing, believed killed by the explosion of a mine, 25 March 1917.
Court of Enquiry, 4 December 1917, concluded: 'Killed in action, 25 March 1917'.
Originally listed as 'No known grave'; remains discovered in 1930.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BEATTIE Albert Edward
Red Cross File No 0300703D